The Royal Red Cross Medal, awarded to Elizabeth Batten, is one of the last objects leaving Blythe House for its new home at the National Collections Centre, part of the Science and Innovation Park in Wiltshire.
At the National Collections Centre, our dedicated Logistics team specialise in moving objects, working closely with the Conservation & Collections Care colleagues. As we prepare to move some of our largest objects into their new home, conservator Kirsten Strachan reflects on what it takes to carefully move these important items.
Find out how one of our conservators honed her breaking and entering skills to uncover the secrets of a locked book from our Archive.
Go behind the scenes with our conservation team and discover what it takes to prepare to move 300,000 objects to their new home.